When is the Cox Plate?
Melbourne has a rich history of horse races and few come bigger on the Australian racing calendar than the Cox Plate. Held at the Moonee Valley racecourse, the Cox Plate has been contested since 1922 and is the richest race for 4-year olds in the country.
The Cox Plate will be held at Moonee Valley on Saturday 24th October 2020, with no fans in attendance due to the COVID 19 outbreak but there is still plenty at stake in one of Australia’s biggest races.
How to Watch & Live Stream the Cox Plate
An incredible 5 million Australian dollars makes up the prize pot for the Cox Plate, making it one of the most lucrative races on the calendar and as a result there are plenty of options available for fans hoping to watch the race unfold.
Channel Seven have the rights to all of the Grade 1 races in Australia and all contests are shown through a free-to-air package.
National interest around the Cox Plate tends to reach fever pitch and as a result, Channel Seven create a full day of coverage for the Cox Plate – with the action starting at midday.
Channel Seven’s subscription service 7plus also offers coverage of the Cox Plate whilst Racing.com and Sky Racing also cover the Cox Plate from a live streaming perspective.
Live streaming the Cox Plate on Kayo Sports
With subscription services available across a variety of sports in Australia, few can compete with the range of services offered by Kayo Sports.
They have emerged onto the Australian horse racing scene in recent times and they are showing the action from the Cox Plate in 2020.
The basic Kayo subscription costs $25 a month, which allows users to watch all the sport they want on 2 screens at the same time, whilst a premium Kayo Sports subscription enables 3 simultaneous streams for $35 a month.
Kayo Sports offers subscribers access to over 50 sports, with action taking place all over the world – making it a must have for any sports fan.
New subscribers can also access a free, 14-day trial with Kayo Sports.
Watch the Cox Plate via Sky Racing
Racing.com customers can stay abreast of all of the action from Moonee Valley throughout the Cox Plate meeting whilst Sky Racing and Sportsbet are also offering live coverage of the whole meet.
Customers that place a bet on any race at the Cox Plate meeting, can live stream said race through the Sportsbet and Sky Racing partnership.
Being able to bet on and watch the race as it unfolds is of course a thrilling vocation for punters and with top betting apps, fans can ensure they never miss any of the action at the Cox Plate.
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